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troffey wrote: ↑Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:32 pm I believe someone has specified before that only T&E crews fulfill those requirements, and that OBS do not have/don't count towards safety requirements, FRA regulations, etc.This seems like a union-turf answer, rather than, say, that the FRA has determined that OBS are somehow unsuitable for training in safety, or that the FDA has determined that T&E staff can't touch food.
Arlington wrote: ↑Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:50 am Radio ahead for a Redcap?Radio bandwidth is scarce, which is why countries including the US have received billions of dollars of revenue from auctions of radio bandwidth in recent years.
Like thinking we need more people to be Taxi dispatchers, that is a thought founded on the false assumptions that
- radio bandwidth is scarce
- wireless operators know a mysterious art
- voice-coded conversation is efficient
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